Differences, Disorders, and Disabilities

Differences, Disorders, and Disabilities    

(as referenced on page 37 of Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education, by Susan Wise Bauer)


Throughout this website, we offer resources for parents whose children have learning differences, learning disorders, and learning disabilities. These include:


Consider these additional helps as well:


Susan Wise Bauer

Susan Wise Bauer is an educator, writer, and historian. She is the co-author of The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (now in its fourth edition), and the author of (among others) The Well- Educated Mind, The Story of Western Science, the Story of the World series, the History of the World series, the elementary series Writing With Ease, and the pre-rhetoric series Writing With Skill. Susan was home educated through high school and has taught all four of her children at home. She has a B.A. and M.A. in English language and literature, an M.Div., and a Ph.D. in the history of American religion from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, where she taught writing and literature for over fifteen years.


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  1. My experience in the public school has been shocking. They are just meeting state needs. Not autism specific but to use autism as a reason they only did as well as they di. Finally out of public school with a diploma, we have to start over. Where to begin? What are people using to facilitate language for strong visual thinkers. Any help would be appreciated. Receptive language is stronger than expressive language. Was reading on a college level. Comprehension or just expressing thoughts must include options. She has spent so much time being told what to do rather than asking questions, etc. I”d appreciate all answers. Finally found a and out of state. Doing well, now.

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